Creamy Stripe-streak (Arawacus jada)
|Order: Lepidoptera (le-pid-OP-ter-a) (Info) |
|Neutral ||Magpye ||On Aug 16, 2006, Magpye from NW Qtr, AR
(Zone 6a) wrote:
Wing span: Not reported.
Identification: Upperside pale blue with black edges. Underside white with cream-colored bands.
Life history: Caterpillars eat leaves of the host plants.
Flight: Many flights throughout the year in Mexico.
Caterpillar hosts: Solanum umbellatum in the potato family (Solanaceae).
Adult food: Flower nectar.
Habitat: Open areas of the subtropics.
Range: Central America north through Mexico. Rare stray into southern Arizona.
Timer: 2.57 jiffies (0.025720834732056).